Nokia Lumia 929 specs, features, price and release date in India

News V.A Kulkarni 04:26, 19 Nov 2013

KYMI tells you everything there is to know about Nokia's latest Lumia 929 handset

Nokia has been facing some tough times lately but the tech giant is all set to climb the ladder of smartphone success with its new and improved Lumia handset - the Lumia 929. Powerful and well endowed, the Lumia 929 promises to put the Finnish phone manufacturer out there with the best of them.

Nokia's latest creation is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core 2.2 GHz 800 chipset, a 2 GB RAM, an Adreno 330 GPU and a 2,000 mAh battery. The handset runs on Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 operating system, complete with its 3 update. It also comes with Nokia's Lumia Black upgrade. Nokia has built its newbie with a 5-inch Full HD AMOLED display and given it a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.

The Lumia 929 comes equipped with a 20-megapixel primary camera which, along with the phone's 32 GB of built-in storage, is a dream come true for a photography enthusiast. The phone's camera sports a Carl Zeiss lens, digital zoom and a dual-LED flash. It has the ability to take 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel snapshots simultaneously. Its camera resolution stands at 4472 x 4472 pixels and it boasts of features like optical image stabilization, Full HD video recording and auto focus. Nokia has also given its new handset a secondary front facing snapper which is quite likely a 1.9-megapixel one.

The new Lumia handset is well endowed as far as connectivity is concerned as well. It boasts of connectivity options like 3G, Wi-Fi, USB, GPRS, GPS, 4G LTE, Bluetooth and NFC. The phone can also be charged wirelessly.

Nokia has given its new handset dimensions of 136.5 x 71.4 x 10.5mm and a weight of 166g. According to the leaked image of the handset that Engadget came across on Evleaks, the Lumia 929 looks a lot like the Lumia 925 with its glass covered front panel, its polycarbonate backing and the metal accents around its edges. It is most likely protected by a Gorilla Glass 2 coating as well. The phone is designed in two colour variants - black and white.

The Lumia 929 is priced at around $500-550, approximately Rs. 31,000-34,000, and is expected to release either at the end of this month or sometime next month. It is believed to hit Indian shores a little while later, sometime at the beginning of next month. We will be looking out for more news and views about Nokia's latest offering - stay tuned.

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